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Monday, February 26, 2018

Utah Committee Passes Bill To Notify Women Whether Dense Breast Tissue Could Impact Mammogram Readings.

The Deseret (UT) News (2/26, Lockhart) reports Utah’s Senate Business and Labor Committee on Monday advanced a bill which would require healthcare providers to warn women with dense breast tissue that it may be challenging for a mammogram to screen them for potential breast cancer. The legislation dictates that patients must receive a statement explaining the complication, and includes updates that one legislator said made it “a little more specific about other forms of cancer screening examinations.”

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Author: Nicole Hardy
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